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15 December 2020
The Rwanda Gender Monitoring Office has defined the categories of gender-based violence (GBV) among them, physical violence, and economic violence – which is denial of economic rights to property, succession, employment or other economic benefits. According to the Rwanda 2010 Demographic and Health Survey - Key findings, two in five women (41 percent) reported that...
04 December 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), on 30 September 2020, issued an alert to countries in the Eastern Africa region of increased risks of Rift Valley fever (RVF) both in animals and humans, either due to favorable environmental conditions or through animal movement. In Rwanda, the last...
20 November 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the Government of Rwanda have unveiled a new project aimed to increase water productivity, improve food and nutrition security and sustaining water resources. The 3-year project titled “Increasing Water Productivity...
04 November 2020
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has supported the government of Rwanda to develop three strategic documents for three priority zoonotic diseases that need attention to manage health related challenges at the human-animal-environment interfaces. Developed under the project “Provision of technical support for the One Health platform in...
29 October 2020
Rwanda celebrated the World Food Day, on 29 October 2020, under the national theme “Duhinge, Twihaze, twese hamwe mu Iterambere Rirambye” translated from the World Food Day global theme “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together”. This is the 19th time Rwanda is observing the day. Normally, Rwanda celebrates the World Food Day by...
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